Insect Ecology: Behavior, Populations and Communitiesby Peter W. Price, R. F. Denno, M. D. Eubanks, D. L. Finke
Combining breadth of coverage with detail, this cohesive introduction to insect ecology couples concepts with empirical examples and practical applications.See more details below
Combining breadth of coverage with detail, this cohesive introduction to insect ecology couples concepts with empirical examples and practical applications.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)
Table of ContentsPreface; Part I. Introduction: 1. The scope of insect ecology; Part II. Behavioral Ecology: 2. Behavior, mating systems, and sexual selection; 3. Social insects: the evolution and ecological consequences of sociality; Part III. Species Interactions: 4. Plant and herbivore interactions; 5. Lateral interactions: competition, amensalism, and facilitation; 6. Mutualisms; 7. Prey and predator interactions; 8. Host and parasite interactions; Part IV. Population Ecology: 9. Demography, population growth and life tables; 10. Life histories; 11. Population dynamics; Part V. Food Webs and Communities: 12. Community structure; 13. Multi-trophic interactions; Part VI. Broad Patterns in Nature: 14. Biological diversity; 15. Planet Earth: patterns and processes; Glossary; References; Taxonomic index; Author index; Subject index.
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